Table 1.

Beneficiaries as a percentage of the total resident population and of the population aged 65 or older,
by state, December 2006
Total population
State
United States

Population aged 65 or older

Number a
(thousands)

Percentage receiving
benefits

Number a
(thousands)

Percentage receiving
benefits

299,398

16.2

37,260

91.4

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

4,599
670
6,166
2,811
36,458

20.2
10.1
15.8
20.8
12.5

616
46
790
390
3,932

94.4
94.9
87.5
95.2
84.3

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

4,753
3,505
853
582
18,090

12.9
16.7
18.2
12.9
19.4

477
470
115
71
3,038

93.2
93.3
95.6
75.7
84.8

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

9,364
1,285
1,466
12,832
6,314

14.0
16.0
16.4
14.9
17.2

913
179
169
1,534
784

94.8
88.7
99.6
90.2
96.7

2,982
2,764
4,206
4,288
1,322

18.7
16.6
19.5
16.0
20.8

436
358
537
523
193

96.3
93.7
94.7
87.4
96.0

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

5,616
6,437
10,096
5,167
2,911

13.9
16.8
17.5
15.6
19.0

651
856
1,261
627
362

87.7
90.5
96.5
95.0
92.8

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

5,843
945
1,768
2,496
1,315

18.6
18.5
16.7
14.7
17.3

779
131
235
277
163

94.9
95.9
94.4
91.7
96.2

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

8,725
1,955
19,306
8,857
636

15.8
16.6
16.0
17.9
18.1

1,128
243
2,523
1,077
93

91.3
91.9
87.1
97.5
94.5

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

11,478
3,579
3,701
12,441
1,068

17.2
18.2
17.3
19.6
17.9

1,532
474
478
1,885
148

93.0
94.4
97.0
93.5
92.3

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

4,321
782
6,039
23,508
2,550

18.8
18.4
18.7
13.2
11.4

553
111
769
2,334
226

97.0
97.6
97.0
91.7
93.0

624
7,643
6,396
1,818
5,557
515

18.4
15.3
15.3
23.1
17.5
16.2

83
888
738
279
724
63

97.7
92.4
94.9
94.2
97.7
96.1

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data; U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, 2006 estimates of resident
population.
a. Population estimates for the United States as of July 1, 2006, as reported by the U.S. Census Bureau.
CONTACT: Jennie Park (410) 965-9358 or oasdi.sc@ssa.gov.

File available from:
U.S. Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2006
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/oasdi_sc/2006/

Table 2.
Number of beneficiaries with benefits in current-payment status, by state or other area, type of benefit, and
sex of beneficiaries aged 65 or older, December 2006
Retirement
State or area
All areas

Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

49,122,624 30,976,145 2,478,599

Survivors
Children Widow(er)s
489,940

b

Disability

Children

Disabled
workers

4,666,962 1,898,862 6,806,918

Spouses

Aged 65 or older
Children

Men

Women

153,470 1,651,728 14,650,230 19,817,987

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

920,843
502,502
66,906
40,237
940,213
617,724
576,997
327,697
4,504,672 2,912,853

40,989
2,675
45,652
24,503
261,217

9,610
1,279
8,084
5,413
55,119

95,762
5,103
76,392
55,616
394,166

43,045
4,684
33,950
24,335
169,905

178,375
10,211
125,727
109,118
570,084

4,310
229
2,393
2,564
11,751

46,250
234,255
335,896
2,488
20,415
21,370
30,291
297,042
366,729
27,751
154,730
211,186
129,577 1,431,541 1,829,354

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

600,316
392,178
587,292
408,611
153,544
100,779
71,231
45,919
3,444,546 2,349,812

33,512
22,305
6,163
1,998
162,857

4,855
5,519
1,199
813
32,039

54,252
46,686
12,666
6,211
286,449

21,800
19,501
5,593
4,374
106,833

75,836
67,281
21,685
10,233
407,268

1,241
908
302
47
8,006

16,642
190,459
243,043
16,481
183,317
258,991
5,157
46,103
61,176
1,636
20,497
30,412
91,282 1,115,243 1,424,086

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

1,269,987
764,680
204,207
146,599
233,766
150,186
1,906,454 1,238,100
1,080,547
683,997

49,384
8,560
12,866
90,254
50,160

13,253
3,131
2,153
20,461
9,046

119,007
15,640
20,360
187,450
104,580

65,004
6,343
8,288
77,156
43,353

205,249
19,203
31,318
231,633
148,690

3,960
400
773
4,395
2,985

49,450
4,331
7,822
57,005
37,736

339,909
67,216
73,814
574,968
311,239

485,087
87,569
89,462
805,594
440,679

369,639
299,083
424,678
371,872
167,240

31,225
22,291
42,307
50,038
12,547

3,937
3,545
6,785
8,580
2,095

56,661
43,692
90,047
97,808
23,709

17,248
16,622
33,343
41,739
8,158

61,782
55,542
167,356
114,609
48,022

1,060
903
5,719
4,794
932

14,251
13,241
42,409
33,203
12,472

174,392
140,018
208,525
195,926
79,627

244,626
194,477
289,392
268,741
105,263

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

778,689
515,455
1,072,305
695,199
1,776,084 1,103,565
801,237
537,792
553,844
296,755

33,236
42,601
91,649
40,911
20,753

7,258
9,415
18,192
5,933
6,903

71,121
88,505
171,714
72,994
54,735

35,133
33,620
71,581
25,369
31,094

94,524
158,781
250,351
94,885
109,531

1,160
2,161
5,533
1,255
2,817

20,802
42,023
63,499
22,098
31,256

234,810
317,977
512,615
252,419
135,784

330,346
454,159
702,343
339,676
196,734

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

1,077,060
172,920
293,935
354,321
226,313

663,590
111,990
194,403
240,460
148,322

47,895
9,628
15,815
14,002
8,086

8,747
1,710
2,258
3,318
1,535

101,208
16,752
28,898
26,259
16,603

42,845
6,278
9,742
12,564
6,705

168,301
21,611
33,915
46,966
34,310

3,197
510
526
704
489

41,277
4,441
8,378
10,048
10,263

307,953
55,549
91,991
118,955
67,967

425,751
68,045
128,429
131,471
88,960

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

1,381,151
948,401
319,935
192,565
3,075,081 2,001,974
1,550,340
970,774
115,434
73,133

53,813
18,966
134,224
52,895
8,733

13,289
3,521
36,310
12,677
860

117,395
29,785
262,721
128,785
14,578

47,676
14,417
106,847
61,114
3,873

158,619
48,044
416,715
261,068
11,604

3,013
1,363
9,562
4,385
213

38,945
11,274
106,728
58,642
2,440

423,629
606,968
96,158
119,815
903,009 1,287,129
424,368
603,191
37,462
51,056

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

1,976,174 1,220,222
647,067
394,760
630,822
424,170
2,438,397 1,571,817
193,099
128,410

122,211
32,220
31,607
120,091
5,768

17,210
5,642
5,515
19,845
1,567

226,863
66,227
55,384
250,688
14,414

74,755
27,073
18,993
81,844
5,744

251,748
97,042
78,860
309,778
29,721

5,459
2,340
1,679
7,140
395

57,706
21,763
14,614
77,194
7,080

594,640
828,418
187,835
254,946
199,647
256,389
724,612 1,044,979
55,712
82,489

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

801,076
489,743
142,953
94,207
1,115,933
659,946
3,028,901 1,807,535
282,158
182,948

28,282
8,807
48,970
188,427
17,275

7,446
1,082
10,238
32,633
3,243

70,167
15,042
108,804
330,751
22,884

35,369
5,160
48,853
142,438
13,705

135,892
15,038
190,539
410,912
32,274

2,478
265
4,432
11,969
733

31,699
3,352
44,151
104,236
9,096

217,209
301,845
46,687
61,209
302,511
424,789
903,534 1,179,990
89,441
111,494

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

114,559
1,161,105
961,739
419,477
966,818
82,748

5,086
51,986
50,042
26,981
44,255
4,247

1,105
10,255
8,722
3,961
8,127
615

9,867
107,679
81,793
52,459
87,487
7,576

3,597
45,122
30,920
16,140
31,872
3,080

16,663
173,734
130,146
83,143
116,190
9,918

268
4,048
2,266
3,973
1,883
215

4,086
42,336
26,655
19,835
27,663
2,090

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

555,803
454,919
812,644
722,643
275,175

73,887
725,945
631,195
212,985
649,341
55,007

34,692
334,044
301,023
110,290
299,190
27,033

45,364
464,934
383,436
151,889
405,848
32,597

Outlying areas
American Samoa
Guam
Northern Mariana
Islands
Puerto Rico
U.S. Virgin Islands

5,503
12,481

1,639
6,599

206
1,056

395
564

559
1,171

855
1,228

1,109
1,247

62
49

678
567

924
3,754

997
3,813

2,306
723,203
16,673

941
344,564
10,948

132
56,568
893

263
14,148
467

292
80,944
1,242

397
36,861
953

196
139,966
1,621

6
8,545
70

79
41,607
479

565
189,402
5,179

490
234,021
5,926

Foreign countries

468,078

280,572

68,779

8,055

80,359

13,771

12,734

635

3,173

182,424

214,918

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
a. Includes special age-72 beneficiaries.
b. Includes nondisabled widow(er)s, disabled widow(er)s, widowed mothers and fathers, and parents.
CONTACT: Jennie Park (410) 965-9358 or oasdi.sc@ssa.gov.
File available from:
U.S. Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2006
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/oasdi_sc/2006/

Table 3.
Amount of benefits in current-payment status, by state or other area, type of benefit, and sex of
beneficiaries aged 65 or older, December 2006 (in thousands of dollars)
Retirement
State or area
All areas

Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

46,938,032 32,351,857 1,282,859

Survivors

Aged 65 or older

Spouses

4,576,981 1,298,187 6,655,048

39,563

479,716 17,295,378 17,675,836

Children Widow(er)s
253,820

Disability
Disabled
workers

b

Children

Children

Men

Women

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California

829,345
504,923
60,556
40,207
923,845
658,668
509,093
320,568
4,325,913 3,040,374

21,279
1,305
24,444
11,970
132,241

4,990
553
4,165
2,674
27,580

86,356
4,718
77,590
48,995
397,274

27,750
3,137
22,603
15,170
118,157

169,700
9,886
127,070
101,514
568,019

1,116
55
640
606
3,029

13,231
268,927
285,033
695
22,955
18,166
8,664
358,232
332,634
7,595
171,978
175,350
39,240 1,664,337 1,646,453

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida

572,275
402,730
623,902
466,733
156,827
111,252
59,989
41,716
3,333,059 2,443,283

17,782
13,267
3,558
1,006
85,375

2,627
3,276
688
370
16,199

54,370
51,560
13,370
5,116
288,358

15,616
15,206
4,018
2,413
71,712

73,843
68,444
22,273
8,913
399,013

331
225
79
13
2,081

4,976
223,344
210,239
5,191
239,931
257,532
1,588
58,067
57,895
439
20,477
24,984
27,038 1,312,725 1,273,611

Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana

1,178,611
779,716
197,311
151,357
219,561
153,289
1,903,902 1,340,463
1,082,793
751,534

26,211
4,122
6,777
49,803
28,383

6,896
1,574
1,146
10,897
5,258

109,703
15,035
20,400
197,007
109,390

42,789
4,487
5,774
55,212
31,045

197,933
19,334
29,900
232,133
145,658

971
103
192
1,186
810

14,391
1,298
2,084
17,202
10,714

398,519
75,782
86,266
709,086
392,139

421,970
80,054
76,542
755,642
413,579

385,097
319,562
420,432
363,002
161,752

16,500
12,282
20,790
25,172
6,367

2,205
1,983
3,382
4,102
1,068

57,849
45,470
80,489
88,381
22,380

12,422
11,692
21,449
26,025
5,612

57,921
52,863
160,212
111,671
43,334

256
230
1,517
1,301
220

3,889
3,749
11,918
9,238
3,271

207,850
171,342
233,234
218,818
88,283

216,288
178,046
239,353
214,410
86,687

Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi

766,978
546,054
1,041,553
730,983
1,821,467 1,243,521
781,321
564,986
475,427
286,499

18,229
23,331
52,608
21,654
10,246

3,976
5,044
10,541
3,356
3,296

71,927
90,958
182,502
74,203
46,480

24,625
25,070
52,457
18,628
18,856

95,224
153,275
259,426
91,879
100,921

335
512
1,577
317
654

6,608
12,380
18,836
6,298
8,475

281,011
383,667
657,345
302,605
149,453

304,681
414,469
668,400
300,888
161,707

Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire

1,013,629
159,541
279,236
349,512
224,748

683,041
111,411
199,888
252,809
159,671

25,185
4,877
8,272
7,381
4,586

4,732
868
1,230
1,705
919

99,220
16,473
29,316
26,729
17,332

28,542
4,121
6,739
8,907
5,171

160,490
20,424
31,398
48,734
33,983

811
127
120
203
111

11,607
1,240
2,274
3,045
2,975

362,857
62,703
108,317
140,196
84,402

375,176
57,510
112,660
119,683
81,966

New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota

1,478,656 1,092,872
282,986
188,112
3,109,962 2,205,632
1,459,551
997,679
103,624
71,155

30,306
9,112
71,775
27,993
4,263

7,764
1,611
19,511
6,788
449

127,096
27,073
271,175
117,798
13,933

36,860
8,615
77,944
40,488
2,621

169,507
45,067
428,503
250,523
10,505

818
339
2,496
1,041
53

13,434
554,087
609,320
3,056
105,296
98,118
32,927 1,113,094 1,239,353
17,241
497,246
533,416
645
41,266
41,446

Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island

1,906,564 1,289,097
595,108
396,122
619,944
446,668
2,416,233 1,690,363
186,982
134,157

66,276
16,380
17,042
66,560
3,105

9,459
2,896
2,994
11,125
836

231,060
62,728
57,270
259,324
14,591

52,086
17,705
13,541
58,269
4,128

241,011
92,631
77,577
306,562
28,079

1,554
583
452
1,869
91

16,021
6,063
4,399
22,161
1,996

South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah

752,077
503,672
127,535
91,011
1,030,141
673,960
2,785,617 1,836,926
271,195
192,393

15,135
4,271
25,878
95,178
9,638

3,974
516
5,373
15,621
1,699

63,666
14,036
100,247
314,264
23,764

23,167
3,257
31,543
93,580
9,643

132,248
13,508
179,586
397,751
31,295

615
59
1,086
3,064
192

9,599
256,583
264,072
877
51,089
49,492
12,469
352,524
369,156
29,233 1,041,504 1,003,566
2,571
108,993
97,202

Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

108,882
1,102,337
964,904
387,993
961,083
80,096

2,684
27,496
27,894
13,898
24,150
2,278

590
5,550
4,905
2,024
4,670
341

9,712
102,469
86,184
49,480
91,164
7,744

2,563
31,499
22,643
10,657
23,233
2,181

15,337
171,072
129,107
85,217
113,249
9,646

64
1,089
637
1,168
475
58

1,129
12,826
8,151
5,819
7,801
604

Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine

536,138
447,830
720,189
628,891
244,004

76,802
750,337
685,382
219,729
696,339
57,245

719,308
213,346
238,751
892,261
66,936

40,928
392,125
371,009
127,644
366,769
32,205

734,331
219,587
231,690
962,424
75,578

40,234
410,361
354,035
129,760
370,970
28,539

Outlying areas
American Samoa
Guam
Northern Mariana
Islands
Puerto Rico
U.S. Virgin Islands

2,943
7,734

1,100
4,623

62
334

123
180

320
778

369
623

831
1,060

11
9

127
127

684
2,862

563
2,174

1,080
457,351
13,758

564
240,373
9,924

33
18,517
373

61
4,583
206

122
48,993
966

157
16,798
542

128
117,033
1,596

1
1,824
21

15
9,230
130

375
142,261
5,106

224
133,674
4,605

Foreign countries

256,254

164,100

17,227

2,667

52,073

8,072

11,032

168

914

106,282

110,340

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
a. Includes special age-72 beneficiaries.
b. Includes nondisabled widow(er)s, disabled widow(er)s, widowed mothers and fathers, and parents.
CONTACT: Jennie Park (410) 965-9358 or oasdi.sc@ssa.gov.
File available from:
U.S. Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2006
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/oasdi_sc/2006/

Arizona
Table 4.
Number of beneficiaries with benefits in current-payment status, by county, type of benefit, and sex of
beneficiaries aged 65 or older, December 2006
Retirement
Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

940,213

617,724

45,652

Apache
Cochise
Coconino
Gila
Graham

9,720
25,745
14,710
14,640
5,510

4,760
16,600
8,495
9,515
3,105

Greenlee
La Paz
Maricopa
Mohave
Navajo

1,340
4,960
497,305
50,255
17,390

Pima
Pinal
Santa Cruz
Yavapai
Yuma

164,585
44,570
6,675
55,860
26,940

County
Total, Arizona

c

Survivors

Disability

Aged 65 or older

b

Children

Disabled
workers

8,084

76,392

33,950

125,727

2,393

30,291

297,042

366,729

625
1,640
725
795
385

235
290
210
100
70

1,110
2,250
1,295
1,255
570

1,095
695
1,080
470
255

1,410
3,410
2,310
2,050
825

60
100
55
55
30

425
760
540
400
270

2,720
8,575
4,270
4,865
1,645

2,925
9,460
4,950
5,435
2,015

700
3,495
329,075
34,745
9,740

115
210
22,625
1,775
1,055

20
25
3,765
475
240

165
370
40,125
3,490
1,520

75
120
18,080
1,260
1,235

205
635
65,505
7,165
2,705

10
15
1,015
150
100

50
90
17,115
1,195
795

385
1,945
153,700
17,245
5,125

460
1,680
200,260
18,025
5,625

107,280
28,805
4,265
39,430
17,710

8,850
2,010
555
2,630
1,655

1,435
370
120
330
400

14,160
3,235
630
3,950
2,265

5,390
1,785
260
1,085
1,065

22,395
6,575
615
6,950
2,970

400
155
40
110
100

4,675
1,635
190
1,375
775

51,575
14,195
2,250
19,210
9,335

66,175
15,665
2,535
21,690
9,825

Children Widow(er)s

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
a. Includes special age-72 beneficiaries.
b. Includes nondisabled widow(er)s, disabled widow(er)s, widowed mothers and fathers, and parents.
c. Includes beneficiaries with unknown county code.
CONTACT: Jennie Park (410) 965-9358 or oasdi.sc@ssa.gov.
File available from:
U.S. Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2006
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/oasdi_sc/2006/

Spouses

Children

Men

Women

Arizona
Table 5.
Amount of benefits in current-payment status, by county, type of benefit, and sex of beneficiaries aged 65
or older, December 2006 (in thousands of dollars)
Retirement
Total

Retired
workers a

Spouses

923,845

658,668

24,444

Apache
Cochise
Coconino
Gila
Graham

6,974
22,710
13,197
14,375
5,025

4,081
15,731
8,671
10,042
3,140

Greenlee
La Paz
Maricopa
Mohave
Navajo

1,282
4,507
503,437
49,214
14,853

Pima
Pinal
Santa Cruz
Yavapai
Yuma

161,333
43,198
5,443
55,366
22,923

County
Total, Arizona

c

Survivors

Disability

Aged 65 or older

b

Children

Disabled
workers

4,165

77,590

22,603

127,070

640

8,664

358,232

332,634

226
778
337
435
200

87
129
93
56
38

716
2,065
1,134
1,258
543

481
456
613
283
160

1,273
3,320
2,172
2,175
851

15
27
16
16
7

95
209
161
115
85

2,524
9,082
4,862
5,828
1,870

1,923
7,460
4,154
4,726
1,685

741
3,331
361,426
35,786
9,551

64
99
12,611
924
489

9
13
2,065
208
109

170
347
42,341
3,523
1,212

49
72
12,633
844
636

226
613
67,126
7,522
2,637

3
5
258
49
26

16
27
4,977
361
190

462
2,053
191,816
20,028
5,632

392
1,362
188,496
15,929
4,329

114,268
30,348
3,853
41,290
16,405

4,818
1,082
239
1,427
714

778
183
51
190
156

14,456
3,188
517
4,072
2,050

3,661
1,134
153
791
637

21,900
6,776
579
7,151
2,749

108
46
8
32
24

1,344
441
43
411
187

62,204
17,089
2,287
22,920
9,574

59,830
13,651
1,832
19,095
7,766

Children Widow(er)s

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 100 percent data.
a. Includes special age-72 beneficiaries.
b. Includes nondisabled widow(er)s, disabled widow(er)s, widowed mothers and fathers, and parents.
c. Includes beneficiaries with unknown county code.
CONTACT: Jennie Park (410) 965-9358 or oasdi.sc@ssa.gov.
File available from:
U.S. Social Security Administration, Office of Policy
OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2006
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/oasdi_sc/2006/

Spouses

Children

Men

Women